Thursday April 2, 2020

‘Freeze’ on salary hikes for consultants

The Department of Finance has put a ‘‘freeze’’ on the payment of €140 million in salary increases to hospital consultants, in advance of the April emergency budget.

21st March, 2009

The Department of Finance has put a ‘‘freeze’’ on the payment of €140 million in salary increases to hospital consultants, in advance of the April emergency budget. Almost a month after the Minister for Health, Mary Harney, announced that she had given approval for the significantly higher salaries for hospital consultants under the terms of a new contract, the Health Service Executive (HSE) is still waiting for a letter of sanction to pay the new...

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